We recommend that you have the computer connected to the university's fixed network when changing passwords to minimize the risk of password change problems.
See information below on how to change the password depending on whether you have a PC or if you have a Mac with or without Nomad .
Change password if you have a PC (Windows computer).
Go to the Launchpad and type "Nomad" in the search box, click Enter and you will see if Nomad is installed or not.
To increase security around passwords the university has introduced a limited life on passwords. This is done through mandatory password change after maximum period of validity.
It is probably because you log in using a localcomputer account.Go to the website for password change, https://konto.lnu.se/losenord/byta?l=en to change the password to your staffaccount.
Then you need to change your password. It is the old password you use when you are changing password.
See FAQ "How do I change password?" on how to change the password.
Restart all your devices after password change
To quickly update the password in all places where the old password is saved, we recommend that you restart all your devices (computer, mobile phone, etc.) after a password change
The password must be changed at least once / year. You can always choose to change your password at any time before it expires.
When the validity of your password expires, you will be prompted to change the password associated when you log in to any of the university's IT services. Follow the instructions given on how to change your password at login.
A prerequisite for that you should be prompted to change your password before it expires is that you have logged on to the university ´s services, or that the device has been on the university´s network the last 14 days before the password expires.
Restart all your devices (computer, mobile phone, tablet) and try to log in again.
It can take some time for the password change to break through on all devices depending on whether the unit is on the University network or not and what device you are using.
Use he correct username
For some IT services, you will need to enter both your username and new password when you log in again after a password change. How username must be specified depend on the service in question:
It is likely that the computer was not connected to the University´s fixed / wired network when you changed the password.
To update your computer with the new password it needs to be connected to the University network, either via the fixed / wired network, via eduroam (if the computer is at the University) or via VPN client (if the computer is outside the University).
For the password to be as safe as possible, it must meet the following requirements on the length an dcomplexity:
The password can not;
Contact the IT Office for help with connecting your computer to AD (Active Directory).